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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Getting More Value From Payroll Than Giants

The Kansas City Royals are one of MLB’s thriftiest teams, while the San Francisco Giants are one of its highest-spending teams.

10/24/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

10/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 08: Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 17 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

07/18/2014

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CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 13 Starts And Sits

It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.

06/20/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 13: Mike Minor #36 of the Atlanta Braves pitches S| during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 13, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 8 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

05/16/2014

Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World Series

It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.

10/24/2012

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Phillies Fall To Giants 6-5 In 10 Innings

All-Star pitchers Cole Hamels and Matt Cain hit homers in the same inning, and Gregor Blanco drove in the tiebreaking run with a drag bunt single in the 10th to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

07/21/2012

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Phils Lose Pitchers Duel In Extra Innings

Cliff Lee threw 10 innings of shutout ball, but the Phillies offense didn’t produce a run and Philadelphia lost to the Giants 1-0 in 11 innings.

04/19/2012

Matt Cain Outduels Cole Hamels As Streaking Giants Top Phillies

Matt Cain pitched into the eighth inning to outduel Cole Hamels and lead the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

07/27/2011

Philadelphia Phillies v San Francisco Giants, Game 3

Phillies A No-Show In Game 3 Of NLCS

Giants go up 2-1 in NLCS.

10/19/2010

Cole Hamels, Matt Cain, NLCS

Giants, Phils Gear Up For Another Pitching Duel

Charlie Manuel has been through enough postseasons to recognize special pitching matchups this time of year.

10/18/2010

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